CapeCoaler wrote:The Lister engines are indeed tough little cookies.
Great for electrical generation and simple to run.
Another low tech solution!
Here's mine. It's a ChangFa R185 coupled to a Markon 3.2kW 2 pole head. I run the engine at about 1900 rpm to get 3600 on the gen head. Just used it for 10 hours yesterday through a nasty little ice storm. It won't start the well pump, but it keeps the food cold, the furnace running, and the Keystoker going.